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by Atwood, Margaret, 1939-
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"This visionary novel. in which God and Government are joined, and America is run as a Puritanical Theoracy, can be read as a companion volume to Orwell's 1984-its verso, in fact. It gives you the same degree of chill, even as it suggests the varieties of tyrannical experience; it evokes the same kind of horror even as its mordant wit makes you smile." E.L.Doctorow
Topics: Man-woman relationships, Misogyny, Women
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by Yang, Gene Luen; Pien, Lark, ill
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Alternates three interrelated stories about the problems of young Chinese Americans trying to participate in the popular culture. Presented in comic book format
Topics: Graphic novels, Chinese Americans, Identity, Schools, Cartoons and comics
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by Gaines, Ernest J., 1933-
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In his first novel in ten years, Ernest Gaines, the highly acclaimed author of the best-selling The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman, brings us a wrenching story of death and identity in a small Cajun Louisiana community in the late 1940s. A young black named Jefferson is a reluctant party in a shoot-out in a liquor store in which the three other men involved are all killed, including the white store owner. Jefferson, the only survivor, is accused of murder. At the trial, the essence of the...
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Topics: African American men, Death row inmates, Race relations, Friendship, Roman américain
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by Draper, Sharon M. (Sharon Mills)
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Topics: Cerebral palsy, Children with disabilities, Communication, Interpersonal relations, Genius, People...
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by Carle, Eric
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Book board edition
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by Palacio, R. J
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Ten-year-old Auggie Pullman, who was born with extreme facial abnormalities and was not expected to survive, goes from being home-schooled to entering fifth grade at a private middle school in Manhattan, which entails enduring the taunting and fear of his classmates as he struggles to be seen as just another student
Topics: Abnormalities, Human, Self-acceptance, Middle schools, Schools
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by Adichie, Chimamanda Ngozi, 1977-
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"A young woman from Nigeria leaves behind her home and her first love to start a new life in America, only to find her dreams are not all she expected"--
Topics: Reading Level-Grade 7, Reading Level-Grade 8, Reading Level-Grade 9, Reading Level-Grade 10,...
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by Hinds, Gareth, 1971-; Homer. Odyssey
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Retells, in graphic novel format, Homer's epic tale of Odysseus, the ancient Greek hero who encounters witches and other obstacles on his journey home after fighting in the Trojan War
Topics: Children's Books -- Literature -- Classics by Age, Children's Books -- Literature -- Science...
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by Dangarembga, Tsitsi
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"This U.S. edition first published in 1989 by Seal Press"--T.p. verso
Topic: Women
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by Lowry, Lois
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137 p. ; 22 cm
Topics: World War, 1939-1945 -- Denmark -- Juvenile fiction, World War, 1939-1945 -- Denmark -- Fiction,...
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by Oliver, Mary, 1935-
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"A Harvest original."
Topics: English language, American poetry, English poetry, Poetry
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by Itten, Johannes, 1888-1967; van Haagen, Ernst, translator
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Translation of: Kunst der Farbe
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Topics: Color, Painting, Aesthetics
Source: folio
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by Frank, Katherine
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 537-544) and index
Topics: Gandhi, Indira, 1917-1984, Gandhi, Indira, Prime ministers, Biographie
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by Yalom, Irvin D., 1931-
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Topics: Nietzsche, Friedrich Wilhelm, 1844-1900, Breuer, Josef, 1842-1925, Psychotherapist and patient,...
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by Riordan, Rick
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A Junior Library Guild selection
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Topics: Reading Level-Grade 4, Reading Level-Grade 5, Reading Level-Grade 6, Reading Level-Grade 7, Reading...
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Examining the complexities of the problems of black youths from an insider's perspective, an African-American journalist recalls his own troubled childhood, his rehabilitation while in prison, and his successful Washington Post career. Reprint. 150,000 first printing. The author remembers his journey from a working class African American neighborhood to prison to a prestigious position on the Washington Post
Topics: McCall, Nathan, African Americans, Journalists, African American youth, African American men
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by Deborah E. Harkness
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by Seuss, Dr
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A Beginner Book
Topics: Fantasy, Stories in rhyme, Children's stories, American, Cats, Nonsense verses
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by Adiga, Aravind
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Balram Halwai is a complicated man. Servant. Philosopher. Entrepreneur. Murderer. Over the course of seven nights, by the scattered light of a preposterous chandelier, Balram tells the terrible and transfixing story of how he came to be a success in life--having nothing but his own wits to help him along
Topics: Chauffeurs, Poor, Ambition, Businesspeople
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by John M. Barry
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topic: Leadership
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by Steven D. Levitt
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Topics: Economics -- Psychological aspects, Economics -- Sociological aspects
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by P.D. Eastman
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by Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961
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Topics: Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961, Authors, American
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by Stephen W. Hawking; S. W. Hawking
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Topics: General, History & Philosophy, History Of Mathematics, Mathematicians And Their Works,...
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by Hosseini, Khaled
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Topics: Reading Level-Grade 8, Reading Level-Grade 9, Reading Level-Grade 10, Reading Level-Grade 11,...
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by Collins, Suzanne
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By winning the annual Hunger Games, District 12 tributes Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark have secured a life of safety and plenty for themselves and their families, but because they won by defying the rules, they unwittingly become the faces of an impending rebellion
Topics: Reading Level-Grade 8, Reading Level-Grade 9, Reading Level-Grade 10, Reading Level-Grade 11,...
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by Stockett, Kathryn
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Originally published: New York : Amy Einhorn Books, c2009
Topics: Civil rights movements, African American women
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Topics: Reading Level-Grade 11, Reading Level-Grade 12
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Topics: Autism -- Fiction., Savants (Savant syndrome) -- Fiction., England -- Fiction.
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by Morrison, Toni
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Published also by New American Library, Plume, Vintage and Penguin
Topics: Reading Level-Grade 9, Reading Level-Grade 10, Reading Level-Grade 11, Reading Level-Grade 12
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by Riordan, Rick
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Carter Kane and his sister must prevent the chaos snake Apophis from breaking free in a few days' time or the world will come to an end. To have any chance of battling these Forces of Chaos, the Kanes must revive the sun god Ra
Topics: Mythology, Egyptian, Brothers and sisters, Voyages and travels, Magic, Mythology, Egyptian,...
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by Alison Bechdel
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Topics: Cultural Literacy and Humanities, Reading Level-Grade 7, Reading Level-Grade 8, Reading Level-Grade...
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by Saramago, José; Pontiero, Giovanni
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"A Harvest book."
Topics: Blindness, Blindness, Literature, Modern
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by Murakami, Haruki, 1949-
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925 pages ; 24 cm
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Topics: Man-woman relationships -- Fiction, FICTION -- Dystopian, FICTION -- Literary, FICTION -- Magical...
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by Stella Adler
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Topic: Acting
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by Saint-Exupéry, Antoine de, 1900-1944; Woods, Katherine, 1886-1968
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Translation of Le petit prince
Topic: Fantasy
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: Architecture, Architecture, Bouwkunst
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The kingdom of the royal Stark family faces its ultimate challenge in the onset of a generation-long winter, the poisonous plots of the rival Lannisters, the emergence of the Neverborn demons, and the arrival of barbarian hordes
Topics: Imaginary places, Good and evil, Imaginary wars and battles, Magic, Winter
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by Chernow, Ron
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [780]-788) and index
Topics: Hamilton, Alexander, 1757-1804, Statesmen
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by Suzanne Collins
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Topics: Reading Level-Grade 7, Reading Level-Grade 8, Reading Level-Grade 9, Reading Level-Grade 10,...
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by Chernow, Ron. author
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 737-749) and index
Topics: Philanthropists, Historical - U.S., Biography/Autobiography, Biography & Autobiography,...
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by Cook, David A
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Bibliography: p. 671-692
Topics: Motion pictures, Filmkunst, Cinéma, Motion pictures, Film
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by Zander, Rosamund Stone, 1942-; Zander, Benjamin, 1939-
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Includes bibliographical references
Topics: Possibility, Achievement, Personal Satisfaction, Self Concept, Possibilité
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by Kotter, John P., 1947-
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Pt. 1. The change problem and its solution. Transforming organizations : why firms fail -- Successful change and the force that drives it -- pt. 2. The eight-stage process. Establishing a sense of urgency -- Creating the guiding coalition -- Developing the guiding coalition -- Developing a vision and strategy -- Communicating the change vision -- Empowering employees for broad-based action -- Generating short-term wins -- Consolidating gains and producing more change -- Anchoring new approaches...
Topics: Organizational change, Leadership, Industrial organization, Strategic planning, Changement...
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xliv, 947 pages ; 26 cm
Topics: Troubles mentaux -- diagnostic, Troubles mentaux -- classification, Klassifikation,...
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: Mudgett, Herman W., 1861-1896, Burnham, Daniel Hudson, 1846-1912, World's Columbian Exposition...
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by Jean Piaget
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by Du Maurier, Daphne, 1907-1989
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Is Rebecca really dead? Her insidious influence seems to extend beyond the grave!
Topics: Reading Level-Grade 9, Reading Level-Grade 10, Reading Level-Grade 11, Reading Level-Grade 12
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by Fitzgerald, F. Scott (Francis Scott), 1896-1940
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On Long Island in the early 1920s the mysterious Jay Gatsby tries to rekindle his romance with Daisy, a young woman who has married another man, the wealthy and cruel Tom Buchanan
Topics: Non-Classifiable, Classics, Literature - Classics / Criticism, Fiction, Traffic accidents, Married...
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by Seuss, Dr
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In verse, Sam-I-am tells of the virtues of green eggs and ham
Topics: Readers, Picture books
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by Alex Haley
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Topics: Haley, Alex., Haley family., Kinte family., Blacks -- history.
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by O'Brien, Tim, 1946-
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Heroic young men carry the emotional weight of their lives to war in Vietnam in a patchwork account of a modern journey into the heart of darkness
Topics: Vietnam War, 1961-1975, War stories, American
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by Mandelbrot, Benoit B
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Rev. ed. of: Fractals. c1977
Topics: Geometry, Mathematical models, Stochastic processes, Fractals
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by Chevalier, Jean
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Topics: Signs and symbols -- Dictionaries, Folklore -- Dictionaries, Mythology -- Dictionaries, Symbolism...
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by Curtis, Christopher Paul
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The ordinary interactions and everyday routines of the Watsons, an African American family living in Flint, Michigan, are drastically changed after they go to visit Grandma in Alabama in the summer of 1963
Topics: African Americans, African Americans, Family life, Prejudices, Brothers and sisters, Blacks,...
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by Kincaid, Jamaica
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Lucy has left the West Indies for a job in New York, but she discovers that her employers' perfect lives are not what they seem
Topics: West Indian Americans, Women household employees
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by Lorde, Audre
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Includes bibliographical references
Topics: Poetry, Feminism, Lesbianism, Afro-American women
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [507]-527) and index
Topics: Influenza, Influenza
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by Silverstein, Shel
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A young boy grows to manhood and old age experiencing the love and generosity of a tree which gives to him without thought of return
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Topics: Trees, Trees
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by Vogel, Paula
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Topics: Academic Literacy, Reading Level-Adult
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by Bennis, Warren G
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Originally published: Addison-Wesley Pub. Co., 1989. With a new introduction
Topics: Leadership, Leadership
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by Marqués, René
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by Rushdie, Salman
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Topic: Short stories
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by Murakami Haruki
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by Moore, Robert L.
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Topics: Men -- Psychology., Masculinity., Archetype (Psychology)
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by Joann Ellison Rodgers
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Topics: Sex (Biology), Sex., Sex Behavior.
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by Murakami, Haruki, 1949- author;Gabriel, Philip, 1953- translator
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"The new novel--a book that sold more than a million copies the first week it went on sale in Japan--from the internationally acclaimed author, his first since IQ84"--
( 1 reviews )
Topics: Friendship, Identity (Psychology), Attachment disorder, Locomotive engineers, Self-realization,...
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by Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968
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Topics: Reading Level-Grade 9, Reading Level-Grade 10, Reading Level-Grade 11, Reading Level-Grade 12
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by Antony Beevor
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Topic: World War, 1939-1945
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by Golden, Arthur, 1957-
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Because her mother is dying and her father old, Chiyo, nine, is sold to a wealthy geisha house in Gion where she learns her trade and works it in the 1930s and 1940s
Topics: Reading Level-Grade 11, Reading Level-Grade 12
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by Jared Diamond
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Topics: Social evolution, Civilization -- History, Ethnology, Human beings -- Effect of environment on,...
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by Garcia, Cristina, 1958-
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by Williams, John, 1922-1994
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Mode of access: Internet
Topics: Literature, English teachers, College teachers, Marital conflict, Adultery
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by Roy, Arundhati
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The story of an Indian family during the 1969 Communist disturbances in Kerala province. It is told through the eyes of a boy and his sister who are the children of a rich rubber planter. Politics, family drama, illicit love. A debut in fiction
Topics: Social classes, Twins, Psychological fiction, Domestic fiction, Classes sociales, Roman indien (de...